Lenovo has announced IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US Chromebook laptop for the US market. This 2022 Lenovo Chromebook is powered by Alder Lake 12th Gen Intel Core i3-1215U Hexa-core processor which has 2 P-cores and 4 E-cores. The max turbo boost clock supported by the P-core on this is 4.4GHz. For graphics, it uses integrated Intel UHD Graphics.
Lenovo IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US is an entry-level Chromebook laptop featuring a 16-inch WUXGA resolution (1920×1200) IPS screen with a max brightness of 300nits supported. It has a non-touch screen with an anti-glare coating and supports a 45% NTSC color gamut.
It comes with 8GB of ram and 128GB eMMC 5.1 storage. It uses Soldered LPDDR4x-4266 and is not upgradable as there are no SO-DIMM slots available. When it comes to storage, it supports a single drive only ( One M.2 2242 PCIe 4.0 x4 slot, supports M.2 2242 SSD or eMMC storage card )
Lenovo has powered IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US with an integrated 71Wh battery and uses a 45W USB-C (3-pin) power adapter. The max battery life achievable according to the Google power load test is 12 hours.
It comes with a Non-backlit, English keyboard. You get the new 6Ghz WiFi 6E support and has Bluetooth 5.1. Lenovo has equipped this Chromebook with 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, 2x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 (support data transfer, Power Delivery 3.0, and DisplayPort 1.4), 1x microSD card reader, and a 3.5mm mic/headphone combo adapter.
Pricing and Launch Info: As of this writing, we don’t have any info regarding the release date or launch price. It is expected to be available to purchase in the US in the coming months online from Amazon, NewEgg etc.
Update: Lenovo IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US launch price in the US is $549.99. This laptop is sold as Lenovo 5i Chromebook (16″ Intel).
Lenovo has also announced cheaper IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 Chromebook models with Intel Pentium 8505 5-core processors inside (1 P-core + 4 E-core). There is also an expensive variant that has a 2.5K (2560×1600) 100% sRGB screen with a max refresh rate of 120hz supported. As of this writing, no US models are listed with these specs.
Lenovo IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 82V90001US Chromebook Full Specs
|Model Series||Lenovo IP 5 Chrome 16IAU7 2022|
|Processor||12th Gen Intel Core i3-1215U, 6C (2P + 4E) / 8T, P-core 1.2 / 4.4GHz, E-core 0.9 / 3.3GHz, 10MB|
|Graphics||Integrated Intel UHD Graphics|
|Ram memory||8GB ram ( Soldered LPDDR4x-4266, not upgradable )|
|Storage||128GB eMMC 5.1|
|Storage slot||One M.2 2242 PCIe 4.0 x4 slot, supports M.2 2242 SSD or eMMC storage card (PCIe 1×1)|
|Display specs||16-inch WUXGA resolution screen ( 1920×1200 pixels, IPS, 300nits, anti-glare, 45% NTSC color gamut )|
|Battery capacity||Integrated 71Wh|
|Power adapter||45W USB-C (3-pin)|
|Max battery life||Google power load test: 12 hr|
|Keyboard type||Non-backlit, English|
|Laptop color||Storm Grey|
|Laptop weight||1.89 kg (4.17 lbs)|
|Operating system||Chrome OS|
|USB ports||2x USB 3.2 Gen 1|
2x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 (support data transfer, Power Delivery 3.0, and DisplayPort 1.4)
|Other ports||microSD card reader|
Headphone / microphone combo jack (3.5mm)
|Security chip||Google Security Chip H1|
|Wireless and Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6E 11ax, 2×2 + BT5.1|
|Webcam||FHD 1080p with Privacy Shutter|
|Audio and Speakers||Stereo speakers, 2W x2, optimized with Waves MaxxAudio, MAX98357A Amplifier (AMP), Realtek ALC5682I-VD codec|